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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Maintaining occupational health, safety and general housekeeping 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
8016  Maintaining occupational health, safety and general housekeeping 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
A learner accredited with this standard will be able to demonstrate applied competence in occupational health, safety awareness of environmental issues and general housekeeping based on statutory and industry requirements. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • NQF 1 or General Education and Training Certificate;
  • Fire Fighting Standard (NQF level 1);
  • Emergency Care Standard (NQF Level 1). 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The applied competence expressed in this standard cover largely familiar scenarios requiring limited discretion and judgement. The learner will have significant responsibility however, for ensuring the quality of health, safety, environmental and general housekeeping across a wide range of freight handling contexts. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Use the correct protective clothing and equipment. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Use the correct protective clothing and equipment in relation to specific freight/commodities and environments. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Explain his/her understanding of what constitutes safety, health and environment appreciation in the broader working environment, and how this relates to good practices within such environments. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION NOTES 
    Outcomes will be judged by whether the learner can:

    1. Explain his/her understanding of what constitutes safety, health and environment appreciation in the broader working environment, and how this relates to good practices within such environments.

    2. Demonstrate application of relevant legislation to ensure compliance with national, and where applicable, international safety and health requirements and environmental standards.

    3. Select, demonstrate and/or describe the application of appropriate reporting mechanisms for unsafe working practice and conditions
    4. Promptly identify possible contingency plans according to the type and scale of a simulated emergency.

    5. Select, explain and demonstrate good housekeeping practices (e.g. preparing dunnage, stacking within demarcated areas).

    6. determine and explain means for possible improvements in health, hygiene, environmental and safety practices in a given scenario. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate application of relevant legislation to ensure compliance with national, and where applicable, international safety and health requirements and environmental standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Select, demonstrate and/or describe the application of appropriate reporting mechanisms for unsafe working practice and conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Promptly identify possible contingency plans according to the type and scale of a simulated emergency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Select, explain and demonstrate good housekeeping practices (e.g. preparing dunnage, stacking within demarcated areas). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Determine and explain means for possible improvements in health, hygiene, environmental and safety practices in a given scenario. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Implementing and complying with the relevant procedures. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Implementing and complying with the relevant procedures, material requirements and methodologies in maintaining prescribed safety, health and environmental standards in the workplace (e.g. ensure cleanliness, report faulty equipment). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Explain his/her understanding of what constitutes safety, health and environment appreciation in the broader working environment, and how this relates to good practices within such environments. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate application of relevant legislation to ensure compliance with national, and where applicable, international safety and health requirements and environmental standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Select, demonstrate and/or describe the application of appropriate reporting mechanisms for unsafe working practice and conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Promptly identify possible contingency plans according to the type and scale of a simulated emergency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Select, explain and demonstrate good housekeeping practices (e.g. preparing dunnage, stacking within demarcated areas). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Determine and explain means for possible improvements in health, hygiene, environmental and safety practices in a given scenario. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Implementing selected mechanisms for the minimising of risks. 
    OUTCOME NOTES 
    Implementing selected mechanisms for the minimising of safety, health and environmental impacts and risks as specified in current legislation (e.g. Occupational Health and Safety Act), NOSA requirements and organisational policies (e.g. removal of waste). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Explain his/her understanding of what constitutes safety, health and environment appreciation in the broader working environment, and how this relates to good practices within such environments. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Demonstrate application of relevant legislation to ensure compliance with national, and where applicable, international safety and health requirements and environmental standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Select, demonstrate and/or describe the application of appropriate reporting mechanisms for unsafe working practice and conditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Promptly identify possible contingency plans according to the type and scale of a simulated emergency. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Select, explain and demonstrate good housekeeping practices (e.g. preparing dunnage, stacking within demarcated areas). 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Determine and explain means for possible improvements in health, hygiene, environmental and safety practices in a given scenario. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
    1. Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.

    2. Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard must be accredited by the Freight Handling Chamber of the Transport SETA and/or relevant ETQA.

    3. Moderation of assessment will be done by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

    UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    The learner can understand, explain and apply:

    1. Legislation pertaining to general health, safety and environmental issues (e.g. OHS Act, NOSA) ISO 1400 local authority regulations and company policies and procedures.

    2. Support systems and emergency services available.

    3. The information sources available to maintain and improve awareness of the need for good housekeeping and health (e.g. AIDS Awareness) in the work place in line with statutory health and safety requirements.

    4. Safety signs and symbols (national and, where applicable, international).

    5. Safety, health and environmental awareness.

    6. Potential safety, health and environmental hazards resulting from poor practices in housekeeping, hygiene and safety.

    7. The complete range of assigned safety, health and environmental housekeeping duties for which the individual is accountable.

    8. Hygiene issues in the workplace. 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems by recognising potential non-compliance situations in and around the work environment and demonstrate initiative in recommending and applying corrective measures in accordance with relevant legislation, regulations and company policies and procedures. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Working effectively with others and in teams by encouraging others to maintain hygiene standards. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information to select the most appropriate method for preventing/minimising impact of, and responding to safety, health and environmental incidents. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  24196   National Certificate: Construction Material Manufacturing  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  57831   National Certificate: Freight Handling  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Core  14574   National Certificate: Freight Handling  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2006-12-03  TETA 
    Core  48887   National Certificate: Hiring Services and Support  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  64829   National Certificate: Lifting Machine Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Core  13716   National Certificate: Professional Driving  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2006-06-29  TETA 
    Core  50285   National Certificate: Professional Driving  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Core  22992   National Certificate: Refractories Masonry  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  49447   National Certificate: Trade Exhibition Support  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Core  66071   Further Education and Training Certificate: Computer Aided Drawing Office Practice (CAD)  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 
    Core  64889   Further Education and Training Certificate: Mineral Processing  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
    Elective  48892   National Certificate: Macadamia Production and De-husking  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Elective  48894   National Certificate: Milling and Blending of Spice Powder  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Elective  48903   National Certificate: Tea Production and Processing  Level 2  NQF Level 02  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Elective  48904   National Certificate: Paprika Oleoresin Extraction and Blending  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  AgriSETA 
    Elective  57712   Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  49155   Further Education and Training Certificate: Shipping  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  65949   Further Education and Training Certificate: Supervision of Construction Processes  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. AAH Skills and Development 
    2. ACT SKILLS DEVELOPMENT 
    3. Africa Training Centre 
    4. AFRICAN ACAD.FOR COM.ASSIS.ENGINEERING 
    5. African Academey for the Built Environment NPC 
    6. Afro Fleet (Pty) Ltd 
    7. Agisanang SA Training 
    8. AL Training Centre 
    9. Aldabri 106 Institute for Quality Pty Ltd 
    10. Algoa Bus Company 
    11. ALL RISK MANAGEMENT 
    12. All-in-one Driving Academy 
    13. AMA Training Skills Devleopment Centre 
    14. Amandlolwazi Training Centre Pty Ltd 
    15. AME Skills Development Training Centre 
    16. Andebe Training and Skills Development 
    17. Andzanie Trading Enterprise Pty Ltd 
    18. AREHONE MULTI TRAINING CENTRE 
    19. Babcock Plant Services Pty Ltd 
    20. Bakubung Driver Training and consultants CC 
    21. Barloworld Transport Solutions 
    22. Be Alert Training (Pty) Ltd 
    23. Bee-Safe Programme Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    24. Best Hope Academy & Consultancy 
    25. Best Ideas Training Academy 
    26. Bev Short Training Consultants 
    27. Big Tree Group 
    28. Biz and Labour (Pty) Ltd 
    29. BJS FORKLIFTS TRAINING 
    30. Bodibeng Trading and Projects 
    31. Bolton Business College & Computer Studies 
    32. BPL Academy 
    33. Brilliant Skills Development & Training Solutions 
    34. BSD Consulting CC 
    35. Buhle-betfu Carriers pty Ltd 
    36. Bumbene Safety Consultants (Pty) Ltd 
    37. Buscor 
    38. CAD4ALL Design Training and Software cc 
    39. Capital Driving School 
    40. Cathy Hill Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    41. Centre for Logistics Excellence Pty Ltd 
    42. Certified Training Solutions PTY Ltd 
    43. CHAMDOR DRIVER TRAINING CC 
    44. CHS Training (Pty) Ltd 
    45. Climamark (PTY) Ltd 
    46. CODETA Learning Academy 
    47. Coega Development Corporation 
    48. Commercial professional driver academy PTY Ltd 
    49. Commercial Transport Academy CTA Pty Ltd 
    50. Continuous Development Training 
    51. Cre8tive Training & Research Solutions 
    52. CTU Training Solutions 
    53. Cutting Thru Training (Pty) Ltd 
    54. DB Schenker Logistics Campus NMEA Pty Ltd 
    55. DE-VI Education and Training PTY Ltd. 
    56. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    57. Dee-Bravo Training Centre 
    58. Dees Driver Training Centre 
    59. DEW CRISP PTY LTD 
    60. DIONYSUS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE PTY LTD 
    61. Dithipe Development Institute (PTY) LTD 
    62. Diversity technology Training Institute 
    63. DJ Bosman Transport Pty Ltd 
    64. DMG Global Training Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    65. DQ Staffing Solutions 
    66. Dreyer & Dreyer Risk Solutions 
    67. Driven Machinery Training Services cc 
    68. Driving Sense 
    69. Dunatara Training 
    70. Dynamic Institute of Training S.A 
    71. Eastcape Training Centre 
    72. EDU - FLEET 
    73. Edu Wize Group Pty Ltd 
    74. Educon Training and Development PTY LTD 
    75. Edutel Public Service Company 
    76. Ellohim Trading and Projects 
    77. Enviroserve Waste Management 
    78. ESS Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    79. Evaflex 
    80. Excellect 209 PTY LTD 
    81. Exclusive Training Services 
    82. Exodec 388 CC 
    83. Firsat (Pty) Ltd 
    84. Florian Emergency Solutions 
    85. Fost Training Pty (Ltd) 
    86. G T Training Service Provider 
    87. Ga- Mokgopo Forklift Training 
    88. Gerotek Test Facilities 
    89. GijimaAst Holdings Pty Ltd 
    90. Global Maritime Legal Solutions Pty Ltd 
    91. Global Safety Training & Skills Dev Standards 
    92. Gola Institute of Engineering 
    93. Goldee Trading Academy 176 
    94. Golden Arrow Bus Services_pty Ltd 
    95. Goodwill Training Skills 
    96. Green Light Training and Projects 
    97. GREENRIM TRAINING PTY LTD 
    98. Harvestine Investments 
    99. Hazchemwize PTY Ltd 
    100. He and She Driver Training Centre 
    101. Heslop Brothers (Pty) Ltd 
    102. Hesscon PTY LTD 
    103. Higher Power Protection (Pty) Ltd 
    104. Ikaheng HR Solutions Pty Ltd 
    105. Ikusasa Lethu Projects and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    106. Imbo driving school 
    107. Immenent HR Solutions CC 
    108. Impact Skills Development (Pty) Ltd 
    109. Imperial Logistics & Transport A Div Of Imper 
    110. Imperial Logistics Group t/a Dedicated Contracts 
    111. Inisys Africa Bim Solutions Pty Ltd 
    112. Inkqubela Consultants 
    113. Innovative Shared Services 
    114. Intellect Management & Training consultancy 
    115. Intellectual Technical Training Institute 
    116. Intercape Mainliner 
    117. Interstate Bus Lines 
    118. istudent Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    119. Itakane Trading 325 Pty Ltd 
    120. Iyanda Holdings(Pty) Ltd 
    121. Josmap Training Institute 
    122. Juan-Tech Training Centre 
    123. Judy Robinson And Associates 
    124. Kahisano Skills Development and Training 
    125. KDS Centre for Skills Development and Training Pty Ltd 
    126. Kempston Driving Academy 
    127. Khabanyane Training and development 
    128. Khulani HR Consultancy (Pty) Ltd 
    129. Kitta Transport Training Academy 
    130. Kriel Training (PTY) LTD 
    131. Kulika Training and Consultancy Pty Ltd 
    132. KZN Taxi and Commuter Corporation NPC 
    133. Learncore 
    134. Learncorp 
    135. Learning Exchange Pty Ltd 
    136. Lehway Safty Training and Risk Management 
    137. Lerumo La Sechaba Trading Enterprise 32 cc 
    138. Lessons Online (Pty) Ltd 
    139. Licence Wise 
    140. Limadi Industrial Projects 
    141. Little Treehouse Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    142. LL Technical Services (PTY) LTD 
    143. Logistics Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    144. Lotlamoreng Training Academy 
    145. Lowveld Emergency Medical Training 
    146. LTM Training and Remote Learning Solutions 
    147. Lwaze Lwanda General Traders CC 
    148. M AND C ACADEMY AND CONSULTANCY PTY LTD 
    149. Madibeng Edu Centre and Suppliers Pty Ltd 
    150. Madidi Supply Chain Institute and Business Institute 
    151. Magas Training and Development (Pty) Ltd 
    152. Makwedeng Training 
    153. Malandy Consulting 
    154. Maliwa Investment (Pty)Ltd 
    155. Masakhane Further Education and Training 
    156. Masifundeni Training (PTY) LTD 
    157. Mediro Training Academy 
    158. MHKS SHERG Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    159. Mkholo Pardon Training Institution 
    160. MMBG Trading And Consulting 
    161. Mnce Trading cc 
    162. Mobile Training cc 
    163. Mohloboli Trading and Projects 
    164. Molaetsa Wa Botshelo 
    165. Moripe Business and Training Consultants 
    166. Mothusi Management Consultants 
    167. Mpilende Training and Technology Solutions 
    168. Mtimande & Associates 
    169. Mziphela Training and Projects Pty. Ltd 
    170. Ndikho Ndinani Protection (Pty) Ltd 
    171. Ndwamato Training Solutions PTY LTD 
    172. Netcobrite (Pty) Ltd 
    173. Nghunyule Investments 
    174. NOSA LOGISTICS PTY LTD 
    175. NOSHTAC Training and Consulting cc 
    176. Nowethu Learning Institute cc 
    177. NS Traders 
    178. Ntalo Training & Consulting Services 
    179. Ntongenhle Construction Force 
    180. OHSTEC 
    181. Orion Industrial Training Services (Pty) Ltd 
    182. OSR Trading 
    183. P and R Development and Training (Pty) Ltd 
    184. Petra Projects and Enterprises 
    185. Phephani Learnerships cc 
    186. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    187. Powergate Training 
    188. Precision skills development and training 
    189. Primeserv Corporate Solutions Pty Ltd 
    190. Pro Driver Training (Pty) Ltd 
    191. PRO Skills Development Pty Ltd 
    192. Pro-Driver Trucking Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    193. Protrain Solutions 
    194. PUTCO Pty Ltd 
    195. Pyro-Med cc 
    196. QMS Training 
    197. Quantum Leap College Pty Ltd 
    198. Racon Pest Control Training Academy 
    199. Rasehlo Transport and Tourism 
    200. RCH Investments (Pty) Ltd 
    201. Renntek Pty Ltd 
    202. RICHARDS BAY COAL TEMINAL COMPANY LIMITED (Legacy) 
    203. Royal Impression Academy 
    204. SA Maritime School and Transport College 
    205. Safe and Eco Driving Pty Ltd 
    206. Safety Haz Training PTY Ltd 
    207. Safety Skills Development Training 
    208. SC Training and Consulting 
    209. School of Shipping 
    210. Sediba Sabasadi Skills Training Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    211. Seshego Risk Management Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    212. Sharp Edge Consulting and Training 
    213. Shipping And Transport College Pty Ltd 
    214. Sinethemba Visiwe PTY LTD 
    215. Sisabenza Operator Training (PTY) LTD 
    216. SIYANQOBA SEMINARS 
    217. Siyashayela Training and Development 
    218. Skills for All 
    219. SN Pool Transport 
    220. Sophia''s Excellence Driving Academy 
    221. South African Transport Centre of Excellence 
    222. Southern Seas Institute CC 
    223. SPINA Consultancy cc Cape Town 
    224. Staffing Logistics 
    225. Stanlun Drafting and Architectural Designs 
    226. Striving Mind Academy and Consultancy Pty Ltd 
    227. SVA Training 
    228. Symphony Skills 
    229. T Africa Health & Safety Specialists (Pty) Ltd 
    230. Tagane Trading and Training Services Pty Ltd. 
    231. Tamar Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    232. Test NN 
    233. THABO Training and Services 
    234. The Assessment Zone (Pty) Ltd 
    235. The Mushroom Hut (Pty) Ltd 
    236. The Skills Authority 
    237. The Skills Matrix 
    238. Thekweni TVET College 
    239. TIESPRO (Pty) Ltd 
    240. Topfix Scaffolding (Pty) Ltd 
    241. Training at Divine Group Pty Ltd 
    242. Training Consultant and SD College 
    243. Training Force 
    244. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    245. Transnet Maritime School of Excellence 
    246. Transvaal Legislative Training 
    247. Triton Express Pty Ltd 
    248. True-Blue Training (Pty) Ltd 
    249. Tshireletso Multi-skills and Training 
    250. Uhlumelo Training and Development Solutions 
    251. UKHONKOLO CONCRETE PRODUCTS 
    252. UKWAKHILE TRAINING 
    253. UTHUNGULU HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
    254. Uzoyithola Training and Consulting 
    255. Victoria driving School PTY LTD 
    256. Voltrek Trading and Projects 
    257. West Coast TVET College 
    258. Wheelman S A 
    259. WHSE Training College (Pty) Ltd 
    260. Workplace Skills Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    261. Xinergistix Management Services (Pty) Ltd 
    262. Yellow Jersey Logistics 
    263. Zambuko Training Enterprise 
    264. Zwartkop Training Centre 



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